Cinema Ch 18 Terms

Prep the location
task done by art department
Dresses the set
2nd task done by art department
Loading in
Getting all of the necessary equipment on location
Staging area
Area where all equipment is kept
Tech rehearsal
Basic run through of the scene to be shot, including dialogue and blocking
Into character
Get the actor into the emotional and psychological space necessary to pull off the scene
Used for blocking and pulling focus
Verbal slate
includes the name of project and director, the roll number, the date, the recording sample rate and the headtone level
Run through
Everyone proceeds as if actually filming. Allows for making final adjustments
Calling the shot
standardized routine for every sync sound take on a double system film production. "roll sound"
if the director is happy with the take, then it is marked as this
In the can
when a movie is completed
Safety take
A take just incase something were to go wrong
Video assist
Small video pick-up device, attached to the camera viewing system, which records low-quality video of each take.
Shooting without sound
Tail slate
means the verbal marker and slate clap are done at the end of the shot
Checking the gate
taking a close look at the aperture plate in the cameras gate to make sure there are no hairs or debris that would show up permanently on the image
Orangewood stick
stick to remove debris from the gate
Lined script
copy of the screenplay that contains a record of what parts of the script have been successfully shot and from what angle
Strike the set
Last task of a film crew's day. taking everything down
Wrap out
last set strike, includes returning the last location to its former state,